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Vocabulary. miners. people whose job is working in a mine to extract minerals or ores from the earth. This miner is panning for gold. nuggets. small chunks. Gold nuggets were beautifully shiny. skillet. heavy iron pan used for cooking and frying.

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Vocabulary


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miners

  • people whose job is working in a mine to extract minerals or ores from the earth

This miner is panning for gold.


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nuggets

  • small chunks

Gold nuggets were beautifully shiny.


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skillet

  • heavy iron pan used for cooking and frying

This skillet has been used to cook a bacon and egg breakfast.


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stagecoach

  • horsedrawn vehicle with four wheels and a covered top

A stagecoach was one way to travel in the Old West.


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settle

  • To make a home in a new place

If you wanted to settle for good in a boom town, you would need to build a house.


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boom town

  • a community that experiences sudden and rapid growth

A boom town appears almost over night.


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landmark

  • an object or feature that marks a boundary or identifies a place

A church might be a landmark in a boom town.


This could be used in a campfire l.jpg

This _______ could be used in a campfire.

  • miners

  • nuggets

  • skillet

  • stagecoach

  • settle

  • boom town

  • landmark


A would become a ghost town when the gold played out l.jpg

A ____ ____ would become a ghost town when the gold played out.

  • miners

  • nuggets

  • skillet

  • stagecoach

  • settle

  • boom town

  • landmark


A gold might need a handbook to get started l.jpg

A gold _____ might need a handbook to get started.

  • miners

  • nuggets

  • skillet

  • stagecoach

  • settle

  • boom town

  • landmark


These gold are very valuable l.jpg

These gold _______ are very valuable.

  • miners

  • nuggets

  • skillet

  • stagecoach

  • settle

  • boom town

  • landmark


Businesses were started by people who chose to in a boom town l.jpg

Businesses were started by people who chose to ______ in a boom town.

  • miners

  • nuggets

  • skillet

  • stagecoach

  • settle

  • boom town

  • landmark


The mill mountain star is a in roanoke l.jpg

The Mill Mountain Star is a ________ in Roanoke.

  • miners

  • nuggets

  • skillet

  • stagecoach

  • settle

  • boom town

  • landmark


You can ride a in some western towns today l.jpg

You can ride a __________ in some western towns today.

  • miners

  • nuggets

  • skillet

  • stagecoach

  • settle

  • boom town

  • landmark


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